Universitat de Barcelona

country rank  2
world rank  136

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University Overview

Founded in 1450, Universitat de Barcelona (University of Barcelona) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Barcelona (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Catalonia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat de Barcelona (UB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat de Barcelona (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 567 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Barcelona
Acronym UB
Founded 1450
Motto Libertas Perfundet Omnia Luce
Freedom Spreads the Light Over Everyone

University Location

Address Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes, 585
Barcelona (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
08007 Catalonia
Spain
T +34 934021100
F +34 934035404
Other locations L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Plaça Bonsuccés, 5-6
Barcelona 08001
+34 932230323

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitat de Barcelona's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation
03/11/1450

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
  • International Research Universities Network (IRUN)

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018